State and Chapter Events


March, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - Sunday, March 24, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Growing Natives in the Home Garden: 2 Day Mini-Class
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Education Building, Charlottesville VA
Monday, March 25, 2019 - Friday, March 29, 2019
All Day
Texas Hill Country Field Trip
Monday, March 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapter Meeting: “Controlling the Tree-of-Heaven” by Rachel Brooks
Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs, Roanoke VA
Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Hampton Roads Chapter Meeting
Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA
Friday, March 29, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Potting Party at Fran Boninti's
Fran Boninti, Charlottesville Virginia
Sunday, March 31, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dry Run Branch in Montgomery County
Orange Market – Salem, Roanoke VA
Sunday, March 31, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
G. Richard Thompson WMA Walk and Invasive Removal
G. Richard Thompson WMA, Markham VA

April, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, April 6, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
South Hampton Roads Chapter Native Plant Sale
Francis Land House, Virginia Beach VA
Saturday, April 6, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lapsley's Run in Botetourt County
Bojangles Restaurant, Daleville VA
Saturday, April 6, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spring Wildflower Walk: Washington & Lee/VMI Trails
Duchossois Tennis Center Parking Lot, Lexington VA
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Propagating Wildflowers with Ian Canton
Village Center at Warm Hearth, Blacksburg VA
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Native Plants in Riparian Zones
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Education Building, Charlottesville VA
Thursday, April 11, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cascade Falls in Giles County in the Jefferson National Forest
Orange Market – Salem, Roanoke VA
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - Friday, April 12, 2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Spring Wildflower Identification Workshop
Blandy Experimental Farm, Boyce Virginia
Saturday, April 13, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Walk at Claytor Lake State Park
Claytor Lake State Park, Dublin VA
Saturday, April 13, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Walk in Shawsville with Carol Schwobel
Spring Branch at Shawsville, Shawsville VA
Sunday, April 14, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Calmes Neck Bluebell Walk
Sunday, April 14, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Potting Party for Plant Sale plants
Mike Belcher’s House, Roanoke Virginia
Sunday, April 14, 2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Stokes Farm Field Trip
Stokes Farm, Afton VA
Sunday, April 14, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday Walk: Bluebell Walk Driving Tour
Thursday, April 18, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Green Hill Park Walk in Salem
Green Hill Park, Salem VA
Saturday, April 20, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia
Saturday, April 20, 2019
9:45 am - 2:00 pm
2019 John Clayton Chapter Annual Native Plant Sale
Williamsburg Community Building, Williamsburg VA
Saturday, April 20, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spring Wildflower Walk: Brushy Hills
Brushy Hills Trail, Lexington VA
Saturday, April 20, 2019
10:15 am - 3:00 pm
VMI Bluffs Field Trip
Food Lion – Parking Lot, Charlottesville VA
Saturday, April 20, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Royal Shenandoah Greenway Walk
Monday, April 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BRWS Meeting: “Save the Planet – Use Wood, Plant Trees!” by Harold Burkhart, PhD
Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs, Roanoke VA
Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Hampton Roads Chapter Meeting
Norfolk Botanical Garden, Holly Room, Norfolk Virginia
Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smartview Picnic Area Walk
Lowe’s Parking Lot, Roanoke VA
Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spring Wildflower Walk: Chessie Trail
Chessie Nature Trail, Lexington VA
Saturday, April 27, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jefferson Chapter Annual Native Plant Sale
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Barn, Charlottesville VA

May, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Thursday, May 2, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
G. Richard Thompson WMA Trillium Walk
G. Richard Thompson WMA, Markham VA
Thursday, May 2, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Container Gardening with Natives with Nancy Berlin
Bethel Lutheran Church, Manassas Va
Friday, May 3, 2019 - Saturday, May 4, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Norfolk Botanical Garden Plant Sale
Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA
Saturday, May 4, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mount Rogers: Whitetop to Elk Garden
Orange Market – Salem, Roanoke VA
Sunday, May 5, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Earth Sangha Spring Native Plant Sale
Earth Sangha Wild Plant Nursery, Springfield Virginia
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Status of American Chestnuts with Tom Saielli
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Education Building, Charlottesville VA
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - Sunday, May 12, 2019
All Day
Wildflower Weekend at Shenandoah National Park
Shenandoah National Park, Front Royal Entrance Station, Front Royal VA
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Annual Wildflower & Native Plant Sale
Bethel Lutheran Church, Manassas Va
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
BRWS Annual Native Plant Sale
Virginia Western Community College Arboretum, Roanoke VA
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - Sunday, May 12, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
State Arboretum Garden Fair
Blandy Experimental Farm, Boyce Virginia
Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spring Wildflower Walk: Washington & Lee/VMI Trails
Duchossois Tennis Center Parking Lot, Lexington VA
Sunday, May 12, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday Walk: Sherando Park
Sherando Park, Stephens City VA
Sunday, May 12, 2019
All Day
Wildflower Walk at Claytor Lake State Park (HOURS TO BE DETERMINED)
Claytor Lake State Park, Dublin VA
Saturday, May 18, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia
Saturday, May 18, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Potowmack Chapter Spring Native Plant Sale
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA
Saturday, May 18, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Betty's Native Garden
Betty Truax Home, Troy VA
Sunday, May 19, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peaks of Otter and Arcadia
Krogers Store, Roanoke VA
Monday, May 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapter Meeting: “Hemlocks and the Woolly Adelgid" by Tom J. McAvoy
Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs, Roanoke VA
Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Hampton Roads Chapter Meeting
Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA
Saturday, May 25, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spring Wildflower Walk: Brushy Hills
Brushy Hills Trail, Lexington VA

June, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - Sunday, June 9, 2019
All Day
Bruce Peninsula, Ontario Field Trip
Evergreen Resort Ontario Canada, South Bruce Peninsula Ontario
Saturday, June 15, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia
Sunday, June 16, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday Walk: Canada Lillies at G. Richard Thompson WMA
G. Richard Thompson WMA, Markham VA
Sunday, June 23, 2019
12:00 am
Using Native Plants in Your Landscape
John Marshall Library, Marshall VA

July, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, July 20, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia

August, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, August 17, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia

September, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, September 21, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia
Friday, September 27, 2019 - Sunday, September 29, 2019
All Day
2019 VNPS Annual Meeting and Conference
Holiday Inn Blue Ridge Shadows, Front Royal VA

October, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, October 19, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia

November, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, November 16, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia